Winterkorn initially resisted calls to step down from his leadership role at VW,   but then resigned as CEO on 23 September Shin Bet apparently knew about the scandal early. I am stunned that misconduct on such a scale was possible in the Volkswagen Group.
The German authorities require that VW removes the software and that VW ensures that emission rules are fulfilled.
These are prohibited in the United States, however the software is legal in Europe. VW then decided to recall around 8.
I am doing this in the interests of the company even though I am not aware of any wrongdoing on my part. In Portugal, VW said it had sold 94, vehicles with the software.
Bosch provided the software for testing purposes and warned VW that it would be illegal to use the software to avoid emissions compliance during normal driving. NOx treatment listed on page 9. As CEO I accept responsibility for the irregularities.
In Europe alone, a total of 8 million vehicles are affected. All the indications are that residual values are unaffected";  the company, which continued to face pressure from E.
Limits listed on page 5. As the rules violation involved enabling emission controls during testing, but turning it off under normal conditions to improve performance or fuel mileage, it has been speculated that the software update might make cars perform less efficiently and impair fuel economy ; according to VW, however, its proposed solutions will be designed to achieve legal EU emissions compliance without impairing engine performance or consumption.
German motoring journal Auto Motor und Sport tested two Amarok TDI pickups pre and post software update and found that whilst engine power had remained the same, fuel consumption had increased by 0.The Audi Q5 performs very well for an SUV - in fact, test drivers say its car-like handling is a major plus.
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Volkswagen emissions scandal; A report on "real world" tests commissioned by the Government published in April showed emissions from 37 diesel engines up to 14 times higher than had been that were given to the VW Jetta TDI and Audi A3 TDI models.
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